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To be honest I'm not much of a cook, but I make a mean Victoria Sponge cake. It's a pretty simple recipe, but to make it unique I get creative with the icing at the end…

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Ingredients:

  • -200g caster sugar
  • -200g softened butter
  • -4 eggs beaten
  • -200g self raising flour
  • -1tsp baking powder
  • -2 tbsp milk
  • -An assortment of coloured icing tubes
  • -Betty Crocker's buttercream icing
  • -Food colouring

Recipe:

  • -Line and grease two sandwich tins.
  • -Put all the ingredients together in a big bowl and mix into a creamy paste.
  • -Divide the mixture between two tins, and cook in the oven at 170C for about 25 mins.
  • -Allow the cakes to cool down and then spread jam in the middle.
  • -Put the cake together and place on a surface to begin icing.
  • -Now to decide on what decoration you are going for. Usually I will drip some food colouring into the tub of betty crocker icing, stir it together, and then spread all over the cake to make a coloured base. Then whip out the icing tubes, and go crazy!

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My favourite place to eat is...

My mum's house! There is nothing as good as my mum's cooking! Personal favourites on the menu are vegetable lasagne and chicken curry. It's a very comfortable environment, soaps on the tv, gossip, cat. If I'm feeling ill and I go and eat her dinner I'll instantly feel better. Must be because she makes her food with genuine mothers love..or something.